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Screening & Treating Adolescents with Substance Use Disorder

Accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


Leslie Hulvershorn, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health

About the Speaker:

Dr. Hulvershorn is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, active researcher and clinician who has authored numerous publications on child and addiction psychiatry. She is board certified in Addiction Medicine and directs the Adolescent Dual Diagnosis Program at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. She is currently an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Indiana University School of Medicine and serves as Medical Director for the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Division of Mental Health and Addiction.

Program Description:

Adolescence is a critical time, marked by physiological and psychological changes that can significantly impact children’s lives and those of their loved ones. Young people may face other challenges, as well, and may engage in high-risk and impulsive behavior such as using and abusing drugs and alcohol. Substance use disorder among adolescents is devastating many youth, their families and their communities. This disorder is treatable, but more health care professionals must know how to screen, intervene and refer these young people for treatment. Our expert will share clinical guidance on how to do this in various settings in which adolescents receive health care.


At the end of this webinar, attendees should be able to: 

  • Apply best-practice guidelines for screening and assessing adolescents for potential substance use disorder.
  • Implement screening tools.
  • Appreciate the importance of confidentiality laws.
  • Ascertain when to refer someone for assessment and treatment.
  • Identify best practices in the treatment of adolescent substance use disorders.

CME Information

Designation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) designates this live webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement: The Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Note: While offering the CME credit hours listed in these pages, these activities are not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

Disclosure: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the ISMA must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an ISMA-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

Supported by an Educational Grant from: 

If you have questions, you may contact ISMA – Continuing Medical Education staff at 
(800) 257-4762 or by email at seminars@ismanet.org.

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8/16/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online registration not available.